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Founders All Day IPA - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders All Day IPAFounders All Day IPA

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4,810 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,810
Reviews: 655
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 137
Gots: 651 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formerly Endurance - All Day IPA.

(Beer added by: Avagadro on 06-05-2010)
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Photo of generallee
3.56/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Presentation: It was poured from a brown 12 ounce bottle into a pint glass. The label lists the abv at 4.7% and the IBUs at 42.

Appearance: It has a clear, honey amber colored body with a small off white head. There is some visible line’s of carbonation supporting the slow fading head. Leasing is minimal and slick.

Smell: Big notes of citrusy grapefruit fills the nose with light candy like fruity bass underneath.

Taste/Palate: The palate it feels a bit light and thin. A mild malt bass slowly gives way to mild citrus and pine like hop bitterness in the finish.

Notes: Overall after the aroma it gets a bit boring.

generallee, Nov 07, 2013
Photo of TrickkyGangsta
3/5  rDev -22.3%

TrickkyGangsta, May 31, 2012
Photo of JohnParadee
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

JohnParadee, Dec 15, 2013
Photo of WillCarrera
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at Binny's South Loop, poured into a pint glass.

A- Pours a clear deep golden color with a thin layer of frothy white head.

S- Citrusy hops, some grass and dandelion, a bit of pine, lots of grainy maltx.

T- Big malts, sweet with some caramel and toffee, hops provide a bitter finish with leaves and grass, some citrus. The flavor is good but not that intense, which I guess is fine for a session beer.

M- Medium-bodied, good carbonation, dry finish.

O- A solid session beer, probably just the thing for sitting at home and watching some TV with or for taking out in a cooler, the flavor isn't bad, but I think for Founders it's maybe a bit plain, I feel like a lot of reviewers who are talking about explosive hop flavor and awarding lots of perfect scores must be talking about a different beer.

WillCarrera, Feb 07, 2012
Photo of zeledonia
4.13/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottled recently, though I'm not sure of the exact date. Tasted 13 March 2013.

Pours a clear pale orange. A soft color, gentle and unimposing. A tiny bit of visible carbonation. Just a thin layer of nearly-white head, gone fast, little lacing. Just okay.

Smell is a fantastic clean, citrusy and tropical hop aroma. Surprisingly full and juicy for a session ale. Grapefruit, pineapple, and a heap of tropical fruit. Very pink. Delightful, and though I expected a minimal base, it's not lacking at all for support.

Taste is clean, dry, and lightly bitter. A bit of grapefruit is the only fruit I'm finding. But it's got that clean, slightly chalky dryness that many of the best low-ABV hopped-up pale ales have. Reminds me of something Three Floyds would brew.

Feel is light, pure, and nicely drying. Zippy carbonation, fizzes up and stays up. As the carbonation drops off, it dries out perfectly. Really nice.

A stellar hoppy session ale. In the realm of Zombie Dust, though not as good. I'm always impressed when brewers can put this much oomph into a low-ABV beer. But beyond the hop presence, this beer is really well crafted, with near-perfect mouthfeel and no downsides. Excellent.

zeledonia, Mar 14, 2013
Photo of Canada_Dan
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Canada_Dan, Jun 17, 2014
Photo of jrohrbacher
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

jrohrbacher, Feb 25, 2012
Photo of Lehighace06
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Lehighace06, May 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

codynevels, Aug 17, 2013
Photo of bonkers
4/5  rDev +3.6%

bonkers, Apr 22, 2013
Photo of sd123
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

sd123, Oct 26, 2013
Photo of Kunstman
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Kunstman, Mar 11, 2013
Photo of Hopstout
3/5  rDev -22.3%

Hopstout, Mar 13, 2013
Photo of dvmin98
4/5  rDev +3.6%

dvmin98, Mar 01, 2013
Photo of samEBC
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

samEBC, Apr 05, 2014
Photo of socon67
4/5  rDev +3.6%

socon67, May 16, 2013
Photo of MacStinson
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

MacStinson, Dec 01, 2011
Photo of Soto
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Soto, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of LJWalker
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

LJWalker, Jun 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

ms11781, Mar 06, 2013
Photo of SebD
3.79/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: It has a nice hazy golden/orange color to it. It has a nice off-white head that dies down moderately fast and leaves some lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of citrus, mango, pine, toasty malts and sweet caramel.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has some citrus, slight piney resin, toasty malts, faint caramel. Fairly light bitterness.

Mouthfeel: It has a low/medium carbonation with a nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with good flavors and aromas.

SebD, Apr 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

ThatsThatDude, Jan 06, 2014
Photo of Paccamacca
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Paccamacca, Jun 28, 2013
Photo of DeutschesBier
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

DeutschesBier, Jun 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

jschott75, Jun 27, 2013
Founders All Day IPA from Founders Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 4,810 ratings.